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Singer-songwriter David Crosby dies at 81

Singer-songwriter David Crosby dead at 81

Iconic musician David Crosby has died aged 81.

The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash member died on Thursday (January 19) “after a protracted sickness,” his spouse Jan Dance informed Selection.

She mentioned in an announcement: “It’s with nice disappointment after a protracted sickness that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has handed away.

Singer-songwriter David Crosby dies at 81

“He was lovingly surrounded by his spouse and soulmate Jan and his son Django. Though he’s now not right here with us, his humanity and kindness will proceed to information and encourage us.

“His legacy will stay on via his legendary music. Peace, love and concord to all who knew David and people he touched. He can be dearly missed.

“Right now, we respectfully and kindly ask for privateness as we grieve and attempt to come to phrases with our profound loss. Thanks for the love and prayers.”

Crosby was a vocalist and guitarist for The Byrds from 1964 to 1967, together with Gene Clark, Chris Hillman and Michael Clarke. The Los Angeles-based folks rock band had notable hits similar to Flip! Spherical! Spherical! and Mr. Tambourine Man.

He then shaped the musical trio Crosby, Stills & Nash with Graham Nash of the Hollies and Stephen Stills of Buffalo Springfield, with the group’s 1969 debut album going multi-platinum. The album had notable hits similar to Suite: Judy Blue Eyes and Marrakech Categorical.

Singer-songwriter David Crosby dies at 81

The group ultimately added legendary musical artist Neil Younger into the fold and referred to as itself Crosby, Stills, Nash & Younger.

That they had a trio of primary albums: Deja Vu from the Nineteen Seventies – which incorporates the hits Train Your Youngsters, Ohio and Woodstock – in addition to 1971’s 4-Manner Avenue and the 1974 compilation So Far.

Crosby additionally launched a solo album titled If Solely I Might Bear in mind My Identify in 1971, additionally releasing a collection of albums with Nash in 1972, 1975 and 1976.

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